Columbia Daily Tribune employee scrubs neighbor/candidate's online history

Columbia Daily Tribune
Before she announced that she was running for Columbia, Mo. city council, Tracy Greever-Rice had a Columbia Daily Tribune employee -- also her neighbor -- delete her online account, wiping clean a comment history she didn't want to surface during her campaign, reports Janese Heavin. The IT department employee "thought he was doing a friend a favor" and, Romenesko is told, "got a talking to" but no other discipline.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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